How Many Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 48 investors sold Exxon Mobil Corporation shares while 819 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 603 raised stakes. 2.17 billion shares or 1.92% more from 2.13 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Da Davidson & Communications holds 1.06% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 603,432 shares. Cadence Cap Mgmt Ltd reported 0.81% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Bell Savings Bank reported 42,265 shares. 12,688 were reported by Rice Hall James And Assocs Lc. Bridgecreek Inv Llc holds 1.28% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 65,147 shares. Harvey Inv Ltd invested 2.63% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Mcf Ltd Limited Liability Company has 20,659 shares. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) or 5,065 shares. Chickasaw Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Com holds 80,081 shares. Swiss Bank owns 16.55 million shares. City Holding stated it has 65,986 shares or 1.75% of all its holdings. Carroll Inc has invested 1.96% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Moreover, Factory Mutual Insurance has 1.44% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). The Rhode Island-based Parsons Cap Mngmt Ri has invested 3.24% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Chemical National Bank & Trust invested in 173,870 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $3.42 million activity. 12,000 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares with value of $996,628 were sold by Chapman Neil A. On Friday, December 15 Wascom Dennis G sold $200,293 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) or 2,412 shares. $1.62M worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Corson Bradley W.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 21 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, January 23. Piper Jaffray maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rating on Tuesday, November 21. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $81.0 target. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, October 19. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 10. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $90.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 8 by Bank of America. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Hold” rating and $83.0 target in Monday, December 11 report. Below is a list of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) latest ratings and price target changes.

15/03/2018 Broker: HSBC Old Rating: Reduce New Rating: Buy Upgrade
08/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $102 New Target: $100 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $87 New Target: $82 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $91 Downgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $87.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $84 New Target: $80 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $83.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $89.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $85 New Target: $90 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $90.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.17% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $78.67. About 6.12 million shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.29% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500.

Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces natural gas and crude oil in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. The company has market cap of $333.23 billion. The firm operates through Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical divisions. It has a 16.99 P/E ratio. It also makes petroleum products; makes and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene, and polypropylene plastics, as well as various specialty products; and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Institutional Positions Chart

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